|Monday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Tuesday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Wednesday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Thursday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Friday||8:00am - 8:00pm|
|Saturday||9:00am - 4:00pm|
- Animal Boarding
- Animal Daycare
- Animal Flea Control
- Animal Grooming
- Animal Microchipping
- Holistic Veterinary Medicine
- Small Animal Vet
- Veterinary Dentistry
- Veterinary Euthanasia
- Veterinary Medical Specialties
- Veterinary Surgery
Our state-of-the-art facility allows us the capability to treat most medical and surgical cases in house. As an added service, we provide on-site consultations with veterinary specialists to further enhance the quality of veterinary care provided by our hospital.
All of our hospital patients, as well as our boarding guests, are closely monitored and supervised by technicians and animal attendants who are on premises 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Lawrence Zola, DVM, PC
Dr. Zola has been the director of University Animal Hospital since 1989. After earning his Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1978 from the University of Pennsylvania where he was a Dean's List student, Dr. Zola was accepted to Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. After four years of study, he was awarded his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1982, giving him over 20 years of quality experience as a general practitioner. Following veterinary school, he was selected for an internship in medicine and surgery at the prestigious Animal Medical Center in New York City. In addition to general medicine, some of Dr. Zola's professional interests include ophthalmology, internal medicine and pediatrics.
Dr. Zola believes in continuing education and attends several local and national veterinary medicine conferences each year. He maintains membership in the New York City Veterinary Medical Association, New York State Veterinary Medical Society and the American Veterinary Medical Association.
A USDA Certified Veterinarian, Dr. Zola has the authority to issue international health certificates for pets traveling to foreign countries. He also issues certificates of travel for The Pet Travel Scheme which allows pets to enter the United Kingdom without quarantine.
Dr. Zola and his wife Lisa live in NYC with their two daughters, Jordan and Samantha, and the family's 2 dogs and 2 cats. During his leisure time, Dr. Zola can be found participating in a number of outdoor activities including golf, tennis, hiking, canoeing and skiing.
Siddharth Ranade, DVM
Dr. Siddharth A. Ranade has been working with the University Animal Hospital since August 2007. Dr. Ranade received his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine from the Ross University in September 2005 and completed his veterinary clinical year in small and large animal medicine and surgery at the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine. He did course work in wildlife medicine, surgery, anesthesia, relocation and rehabilitation in South Africa in 2004. He studied surgery at the Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists in Manhattan, NY, and abroad, 2005-2006.
Dr. Ranade completed an internship in small animal medicine and surgery at the Fifth Avenue Veterinary Specialists in Manhattan, NY, in 2007. He is licensed by the NAVLE, ECFVG-CPE, the State of New York and is a member of the AVMA.
Dr. Ranade's primary interests are in puppies, kittens, senior pets, common age related ailments, infectious diseases, general and trauma surgery, and pain management. He is actively involved with continuing education in the veterinary field in and around New York City. He lives in NYC and his favorite hobbies are reading, traveling, tennis, swimming, hiking, karate, judo, and wildlife.
Corey Saunders, DVM
Dr. Corey Saunders has practiced medicine at University Animal Hospital since July 2008. A native of Paullina, IA, Dr. Saunders cared for pets as a general practitioner at Family Vet Care in Mesa, AZ from 1999 to 2008.
He attended Teikyo-Westmar University in Iowa and received a Bachelor's Degree in Biology with a minor in Chemistry in 1991. Dr. Saunders continued his veterinary education at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine and was awarded his Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine in 1999.
Dr. Saunders is a member of the American Veterinary Medical Association. His professional interests include surgery and preventive medicine. Outside the hospital, Dr. Saunders' hobbies include reading, cooking, traveling and going to the theater. He shares his home with two dogs, Jakob, a Jack Russell terrier, and Joaquin, a Chihuahua.